Essays Tagged: "Lincoln"

Mr. Lincoln's "Coffe Mill"

as centuries ahead of 1861.One of the earlier inventions, the machine gun was first demonstrated to Lincoln on June 24, 1861; Lincoln called it the "coffee mill" (coffee grinder) gun because it remind ... musket could not produce an equivalent amount of fire in a minute as the four-man Gatling gun team.Lincoln ordered ten or twelve of them at $1,300 for the Federal army. These arrived on January 1862 ...

(9 pages) 47 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Nixon and the Notion of Presidential Power

legal if used to preserve the best interests of a nation has drawn sharp criticism from the time of Lincoln through today. Presidents of the United States do take a solemn oath in which they promise t ... exploit its authority and attempt to justify its actions based on the 'similar' actions of Abraham Lincoln.During the Civil War, this nation's greatest test of will and spirit, President Lincoln felt ...

(7 pages) 77 0 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

To what extent,how and why Plato's and Aristotle's democracy differ from the modern conception of the democracy

Aristotle's way, self-government by the many, as opposed to the few or the one. This is similar to Lincoln's definition: "government of the people, by the people, and for the people." For the Greeks ...

(7 pages) 221 0 4.6 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Reconciles Lincoln's emancipation proclamation and the quote " In I am not nor never have been in favor of bringing about in any way, the social and political equality of the white and black races..."

On the course towards Lincoln's election in the year of 1858, he delivered many speeches stating his views on slavery, fre ... ating his views on slavery, freedom, equality of the races and other platforms within his campaign. Lincoln spoke to the crowd; he told his listeners what they wanted and desired to hear. In one speec ... throughout this land, until we shall once more stand up declaring that all men are created equal" (Lincoln). To a group of anti-slavery supporters he depicted his attitudes towards blacks and whites ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Lincoln and the Civil War This essay is an account of Lincoln's venerable actions during the Civil War with citations to sources.

's history. The destructive warfare killed twice as many Americans as died in World War II (Owens). Lincoln, in deciding to free the slaves, made the war into the unequivocal fight for slavery. He was ... t for slavery. He was able to justify the deaths of so many, as retribution for the sin of slavery. Lincoln went to great lengths to preserve the Union, even at the cost of certain civil liberties. Un ...

(2 pages) 89 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Aims and objectives for lincoln coursework.

experience different flows of traffic;b.To examine the different types of transport on the roads in Lincoln;c.To record the number of people per car.2.For the environmental survey -To see whether ther ... naire -To collect information from local people and tourists about their views on various issues in Lincoln.5.For the pedestrian count -To see whether there are variations in pedestrian flow in variou ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

American Civil War The purpose of this paper is to illustrate...

. General Grant became known as the "Butcher" (Webster 101) and many wanted to see him removed. But Lincoln stood firm with his General, and the war continued. This paper will follow the happenings an ... ally, on December 20, Sherman's men reached the city of Savannah.Then Sherman telegraphed President Lincoln: "I beg to present you as aChristmas gift the city of Savannah, with 150 heavy guns and plen ...

(8 pages) 120 0 2.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Lincoln M. Alexander and how he made a great effort to prevent racism.

Lincoln M. Alexander is the chair of Canadian race relations foundation. He grew up in the east end ... cause of the color of his skin. His peers constantly called him names. After they called him names, Lincoln M. Alexander would always express his opinion, by saying something back to them. He also exp ... erienced a lot of racism when he was a law student at Osgood Hall, and when he was looking for work.Lincoln M. Alexander launched a campaign for anti-racism, a campaign that tries to give the message ...

(1 pages) 15 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

American Reconstruction: Sucess or failure? Essay explains how reconstruction could have been inforced and how it persist into present day..

Despite the fact that Lincoln passed laws and amendments that were suppose to help in the equalizing of America the recons ... today in enforcing national rule, thus the laws regarding African Americans from state to state. If Lincoln would not have been killed there might have been a stronger emphasis placed on the rights of ... tizens. It would have been extremely difficult to change the minds of people in theSouth, but since Lincoln had ideas to change the south there may have been better relations with African Americans an ...

(1 pages) 168 2 1.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pretty sweet 4 page paper about haunted houses

e stayedthere have claimed to have seen Teddy Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and mostcommonly, Abraham Lincoln. The most famous story is that one night a womanwas staying in the Lincoln bedroom and she h ... aying in the Lincoln bedroom and she heard a knock at her door. When sheanswered it she saw Abraham Lincoln Standing there.So why are some houses haunted? The reasons for this are varied. Some arecomp ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Compares the Civil War Reconstruction plans of Andrew Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, and the Congress of the time.

A Comparison of the Lincoln, Johnson, and Congressional Plans for Civil War ReconstructionAfter the Civil War, a great q ... though there were a number of ways to address this critical issue, there were three major attempts: Lincoln's, Johnson's, and Congress's. All three of them wanted to politically restore the USA, but d ... tore the USA, but did not pay much attention to the economic and social stability of the South. The Lincoln, Johnson, and Congressional plans for Civil War reconstruction all wanted to restore the Uni ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Slavery as a cause for the Civil War

When Lincoln was president, seven states had seceded from the Union to become the Confederate States of A ... ry.As the disagreements furthered, the northern soldiers in Fort Sumter became in need of supplies. Lincoln was prohibited by the governor of South Carolina to send supplies, but he did so anyway, and ...

(2 pages) 36 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Process of Educational Revolution Within the Inns of Court

ressure of modern desires. It began before the emergence of the four great inns, namely Gray's Inn, Lincoln's Inn, Inner Temple and Middle Temple, in fact, one could argue the revolution began with th ... ducation at the inns were entered into as an impulsive private agreement among nineteen students at Lincoln's Inn in the year 1436. The agreement elected that nine further vacations be kept for studen ...

(9 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Thirteenth Article Of Amendment To The Constitution For The United States

the south, made the 13th amendment to make it equal.The 13th amendment was passed in January 1865. Lincoln helped it a little with bringing it thru the congress to make it pass and changing it a litt ... with bringing it thru the congress to make it pass and changing it a little of the text. Basically Lincoln did not really like it, but he knew if he would not make it pass the north would split from ...

(1 pages) 36 1 1.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In what ways and to what extent did constitutional and social developments between 1860 and 1877 amount to a revolution?

e issue of popularsovereignty. This eventually led to their splitting which opened up the doors for Lincolnto take office. After Lincoln was inaugurated in 1860 seven states ceded and later fourmore. ... delegated to theUnited States by the constitution...are reserved to the states (Doc A)." This leavesLincoln at a quandary over the age old constitutional issue of Nullification and sessiondebated back ...

(3 pages) 126 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The opposing views of reconstruction after the Civil War

e and congress and each had different opinions on reconstruction policies.Reconstruction began with Lincoln who believed firmly that the matter was an executive responsibility. His goal for reconstruc ... for reconstruction was the restoration of national unity through lenient political reconciliation. Lincoln's ideas were clear when he delivered his second inaugural speech saying "with malice towards ...

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Just an old man's opinion

o the constituents of a government, thus the word is instead of are. This is a fact when it came to Lincoln's' perception of the people and also his perception of a government under revolt. When creat ... titutions are the work of time, and it is impossible to leave too wide an opening for improvements. Lincoln understood this, and Davis did not. With this understanding Lincoln also knew that Laws are ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay answers the question: What are some of the reasons President Lincoln chose to declare all slaves free in the middle of the Civil War.

As the Civil War was beginning Lincoln and many other people in power specifically wanted to preserve the Union. At least when aske ... ly wanted to preserve the Union. At least when asked it was said the war was to preserve the Union. Lincoln made this view very clear when he said if I could save the union with ought freeing any slav ... death and destruction it had caused. Many wanted to settle for peace rather than continue the war. Lincoln needed to give a doubting Union a reason to keep on fighting the war. This reason was the fr ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

After the Civil War: Reconstruction 1865-1877 with Bibliography

oil that was left in the aftermath of thewar.There were many phases of reconstruction consisting of Lincoln's Phase,Johnson's Phase, and the Radical Republican Phase. While Lincoln did not live long e ... d not live long enough to actually go through reconstruction, he lived only five days afterthe war. Lincoln began this. Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation was the beginning of Reconstruction in the U ...

(2 pages) 152 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Wrestling over Civil Right's during Reconstruction.

states would become a 6-year struggle for a new political and social structure in the south.In 1863 Lincoln introduces a plan for reconstructing the confederate states under union control. This was th ... structing the confederate states under union control. This was the first attempt of reconstruction. Lincoln had a southern background and offered a very lenient plan. Abolish slavery, and get 10% of t ...

(4 pages) 39 1 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History